Clinical Director

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Why You'll Love This Job

Acorn Health is an Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) treatment provider dedicated to providing the best quality care for our clients.  We aim to continually establish best-in-class standards in integrity and quality for not only ourselves, but also in the field of ABA.  We work courageously and with accountability to focus on the individuality of each child, collaborate with client families, and generate permanence in client outcomes. We strive to hire and to invest in our greatest asset – our employees, who are the heart of Acorn Health. 

Acorn Health is a standard-setting family of ABA treatment providers.  We believe the best employees want to work with companies who share their beliefs, and that is true for families who entrust us with children they love. Every day and every interaction, we strive to demonstrate our Five Core Values. 

Acorn Health is searching for an experienced and passionate BCBA to lead our Roseville team!

We also have additional clinics in greater Detroit area and beyond!

Compensation Range: $77,000 – $92,400

We believe in clinical quality. The compensation reflected in the job post includes the base level of a bonus package tied to your delivery of clinical impact hours. We look forward to sharing more details with you should you choose to seek partnership with Acorn Health.

The Clinical Director will lead the clinical team utilizing a collaborative approach to drive a best practice environment, focused on a wide range of activities designed to deliver quality ABA clinical outcomes to our clients.

As a member of the Acorn Health family of companies, the Clinical Director will be part of a regional and nationwide leadership team and have opportunities to share their expertise, collaborate with and learn from other Clinical Directors and industry leaders. Additionally, there will be exciting professional opportunities including participating in the Acorn Leadership Development Institute and opportunities to work with our Clinical Advisory Board led by Dr. Greg Hanley.
Essential Job Functions
  • Responsible for driving the execution of key service, quality and growth initiatives
  • Manage or assist in managing the day-to-day operations of all services, including staff and client scheduling.
  • Execute clinical policies and procedures.
  • Promote a therapeutic environment for all clients, ensuring client input is fully considered when developing and carrying out treatment plans.
  • Provide clinical management and oversight to a team of BCBAs, BCaBAs, and RBTs.
  • Problem solve issues with supervisees when insufficient progress toward client goals/outcomes is observed via a review of relevant behavioral data.
  • Conduct staff and caregiver trainings.
  • Regularly reference behavior analytic literature and attend relevant conference and workshops in order to best inform evidence-based treatment.
  • Complete annual performance evaluations for all BCBAs, BCaBAs, and ABA Supervisors to determine potential for improvement and ensure treatment integrity.
  • Pinpoint performances that allow supervisees to achieve measurable outcomes valuable to the client.
  • Maintain a reduced clinical caseload, involving direct assessment and treatment of clients.
  • Participate actively in hiring process of behavior technicians, BCBAs, BCaBAs, and ABA Supervisors.
  • Handle sensitive employee relations issues with integrity, either individually or with the assistance of Human Resources
  • Communicate with Acorn Health administrative teams including Admissions, Payroll, Finance, Billing and Human Resources to assist in staff and client records management and payer relationships.
  • Attend meetings as required by the Regional Clinical Director.

Why work for Acorn Health:

  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Retirement Plan
  • Incentive Bonus
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Life insurance, short and long-term disability
  • CEU opportunities
  • Professional development funds
  • Career development opportunities, including Acorn's Leadership Development Institute
  • Opportunities to collaborate with and learn from our Clinical Advisory Board led by Dr. Greg Hanley
  • Positive and collaborative environment
  • Balanced caseloads and flexible work environment

You're perfect for the position if you:

  • Possess a master's degree in ABA or a related field
  • Have active Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification
  • Have knowledge of best practices in the treatment of autism
  • Have Experience working with children, adolescents, young adults, and their families
  • Are able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, in English
  • Have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license, and satisfactory driving record
  • Meet the physical requirements of the position, to include lifting of packages, or equipment, and accessing non-barrier free premises
  • Enjoy working in an interdisciplinary team approach to develop and implement client treatment plans
  • Have strong organizational skills, are detail-oriented, able to maintain records, prepare reports and reliably develop timely correspondence related to work
  • Are able to pass a background check
  • Have the flexibility to work independently when needed, but also enjoy working as a part of the larger team
  • Administrative support (billing, credentialling, treatment planning)

Apply to join our team today!

Your positive impact on our clients and their families will be significant, and you will expand your knowledge and expertise ready to take on additional challenges and grow your career.

Apply to join our team today!

Your positive impact on our clients and their families will be significant, and you will expand your knowledge and expertise ready to take on additional challenges and grow your career.

Apply Now


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